Case Study: Window Replacement Project at Newton Stewart Fire Station

Client: Newton Stewart Fire Station

Client Overview

Our client, a leading Construction, Refurbishment, and Maintenance main contractor, approached us with a project involving the replacement of windows at Newton Stewart Fire Station in New Galloway. The client required the installation of ten new windows to replace the existing old timber casement windows. The objective was to upgrade to modern aluminium windows with a specific colour requirement of RAL9005G Jet Black Gloss. Additionally, the project encompassed internal finishes using MDF painted in white.

Project Scope

• Replace ten old timber casement windows with new aluminium windows.
• Install windows with internal finishes in MDF, painted white.
• Ensure compliance with safety regulations by incorporating safety restrictors on all windows.
• Provide high-performance windows with low U-values for energy efficiency.
• Utilize Alitherm 600 casement windows known for their sleek design and energy efficiency.

Solution Provided

To meet the client’s requirements effectively, we proposed the installation of Alitherm 600 casement windows. These windows are renowned for their sleek design and high energy performance, offering U-values as low as 1.3 W/2k. The profile of the windows features an ovollo internal frame and sash with a sloped bead, providing not only aesthetic appeal but also functionality.

Moreover, the chosen windows came with a powder coating in RAL9005G Jet Black Gloss, meeting the client’s specific colour requirements. The powder coating included a marine-grade finish, ensuring durability and longevity. To assure the client of the quality, we provided a 25-year powder coating guarantee, demonstrating our confidence in the product’s durability.

Project Execution

The project commenced with meticulous planning to ensure smooth execution. Our team of experienced installers carried out the removal of the old timber casement windows and the installation of the new aluminium windows efficiently. Internal finishes using MDF and white paint were meticulously applied to complement the new windows seamlessly.

Safety restrictors were installed on all windows as per regulations, ensuring the safety of occupants. Despite the complexity of the project, our dedicated team completed the installation within four days, adhering to the agreed timeline.

Client Satisfaction

Upon completion of the project, the client expressed extreme satisfaction with the end result. The Newton Stewart Fire Station now boasts modern, energy-efficient windows that enhance both the aesthetic appeal and functionality of the building. The client appreciated the attention to detail, adherence to specifications, and timely completion of the project.


The successful completion of the window replacement project at Newton Stewart Fire Station highlights our commitment to delivering high-quality solutions that meet our client’s needs. Through the utilization of innovative products like Alitherm 600 casement windows and meticulous project execution, we have not only enhanced the building’s energy efficiency but also improved its overall appearance and functionality. We take pride in exceeding our client’s expectations and look forward to continued success in future endeavours.